Footfall in Spanish shopping centres increased by 3.1 per cent during May compared to the same month in 2015. The figures, reported by granconsumo.tv, also shows growth of 1.1 per cent compared to April 2016.
This growth trend has been consistent in Spain for the last six months, except for a dip in February. January experienced the biggest hike, posting growth of 4.8 per cent.
The figures also show that visits to Spanish shopping centres increased 1.5 per cent in 2015 and, that so far, 2016 has experienced an increase in footfall of 1.8 per cent compared to 2015.
Portugal also saw positive figures, with a 0.3 per cent increase in footfall at Portuguese shopping centres during 2016, and a 1.5 per cent growth in May compared to the same month last year.
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